Kenya Airways has reached an agreement with Delta Airlines to activate its codeshare in the US and Canada to enable both the business and leisure travelers enjoy greater connectivity and efficiency in 11 US cities and four Canadian cities.
The arrangement is an opportunity for travelers to connect from New York, using the direct flight from Nairobi, to other cities within the US and Canada opening many more opportunities at more competitive fares.
Kenya Airways Group Managing Director and CEO Sebastian Mikosz said this is part of their commitment to the New York route. “We are proud to be a part of this partnership that will open up opportunities for our customers to access more destinations in North America through the John F. Kennedy Airport.”
The CEO said the New York route continues to be a strategic route for Kenya Airways and as an Airline they are firmly committed to it as they gear up for Summer 2019 season which is a high flying season. Beginning June, Kenya Airways will increase its frequency to New York from 5 days a week to 7 days a week. This is expected to open more opportunities for travelers to take advantage of this route during this high season.
The codeshare agreement is also in line with Kenya Airways’ broader strategy to assert its presence and expand connectivity across Africa while opening opportunities for tourism, trade and investment.
The destinations available from New York are: Chicago O Hare – Illinois, Denver – Colorado, Orlando – Florida, Miami – Florida, Raleigh Durham – North Carolina, Phoenix – Arizona, Charlotte – North Carolina.
The following destinations will be added subject to government and regulatory approvals: Houston – Texas, Philadelphia – Pennsylvania, Columbus – Ohio, Kansas City – Missouri, Toronto – Ontario, Montreal – Quebec, Ottawa – Ontario, Edmonton – Alberta.